Donald Trump Jr is tweeting about 'racist air' and everyone is very confused

Greg Evans
Wednesday 13 March 2019 16:00
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Just when you thought all of the Brexit malarkey was getting a bit too embarrassing, Donald Trump Jr tweets something to remind you that he and his unbelievable stupidity exists.

This time it's a real doozy, as he seems to believe that a scientific study of pollution has come to the conclusion that the air we breathe has a prejudice against black and Hispanic people.

That's right according to the president's son, oxygen is racist. Lord help us.

Don Jr, aged-41, was responding to a scientific study published by USA Today found that white people were more likely to cause pollution than black or Hispanic people, whom are more likely to be affected by it.

The study's co-author, Jason Hill, an engineering professor at the University of Minnesota, wrote:

Pollution is disproportionately caused by whites, but disproportionately inhaled by black and Hispanic minorities.

Even though minorities are contributing less to the overall problem of air pollution, they are affected by it more

Is it fair (that) I create more pollution and somebody else is disproportionately affected by it?

Their figures determined that black people are exposed to 56 per cent more pollution than what they cause, while Hispanics are 63 per cent more likely to be affected by the air they breathe.

White people manage to avoid the harmful causes of pollution thanks to wealth and being able to afford 'pollution-intensive goods and services.'

While studies of this nature are always open to scrutiny and are never an open and close case, the fact that Trump Jr has equated this to the air being racist, despite the study never once mentioning racism, really does exemplify the intellectual deficiency that this man possesses.

As always with a dumb Don Jr tweet, people were quick to criticise the president's son and this overwhelmingly stupid tweet.

People realised that Don Jr clearly hadn't read the article and just the headline (which is a common mistake on social media).

In an attempt to educate Don Jr, some folks valiantly tried to explain to him what the article was actually trying to teach him.

A quick reminder that Don Jr has a degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, an elite Ivy League school...

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